Oral Agents for Type-2 Diabetes

  • Ronald A. Codario
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


Clearly oral agents are more popular with patients in the battle for glycemic control. Significant recent advances in oral agents have provided several interesting and synergistic medications to make glycemic control more attainable. These newer agents, by addressing the various causes of hyperglycemia in the type-2 diabetic state can be used synergistically with enhanced glycemic control.

Key words

Oral agent classes Oral agent combinations Multiple oral agent therapy, Hyperglycemia Glycogenolysis Gluconeogenesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald A. Codario
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  1. 1.University of Pennsylvania Health System Thomas Jefferson University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA

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